Exit polls gave the victory on elections in Georgia the ruling party

Exit polls gave the victory on elections in Georgia the ruling party


Supporters of the ruling party “Georgian dream” celebrated the victory in the parliamentary elections. Tbilisi, 8 Oct 2016.

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Victory in parliamentary elections in Georgia wins ruling party “Georgian dream”, according to exit polls

In the parliamentary elections in Georgia leader of the ruling party “Georgian dream”. She, according to exit polls of GFK Customs Research, commissioned by the TV channel Rustavi 2, gains of 39.9 %. The opposition party “United national movement” received from 32.74% of the vote.

Data another exit poll, conducted by TNS on the order of “First Georgian channel”, show a larger gap between the main competitors. So, the party “Georgian dream” gets 53.8% of votes and UNM – 19.5 per cent.

“Georgian dream” after the publication of results of exit polls have already declared victory in the elections. “The real winner today the Georgian people. But, according to our information, we received 58-59% of the votes,” said one of the leaders of “Georgian dream”, Deputy Prime Minister Kakha Kaladze, the Agency Reuters.

Pre-Parliament is also the party “Alliance of patriots”, which according to one of the exit polls of 5.76 % of the vote, according to others – 5,0%.

On Saturday, Georgia held parliamentary elections. Deputies are elected for four years. To get into Parliament, you must gain 5% of the vote.

The party “United national movement” were the ruling party in Georgia during the presidency of its leader Mikhail Saakashvili. In the parliamentary elections in 2012, the UNM lost the party Georgian dream, founded by former Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili.